Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not speaking by way of command; but as proving, through the diligence of others, the sincerity of your love.
"He that loves father or mother more than Me, is not worthy of Me; and he that loves son or daughter more than Me, is not worthy of Me.
And, they having nothing to pay, he forgave them both. Which of them, therefore, will love him the more?"
He who has My commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves Me; and he that loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him, and will manifest Myself to him."
So, when they breakfasted, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He says to Him, "Yea, Lord, Thou knowest that I fondly love Thee." He saith to him, "Feed My lambs."
1 Corinthians 16:22
If anyone loves not the Lord, let him be accursed, when the Lord cometh!
may be strong to apprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth, and length, and height, and depth,
Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ in incorruptness.
for God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye showed toward His name, in having ministered to the saints, and still ministering.
1 Peter 1:8
Whom, not having seen, ye love; on Whom, though now not seeing Him, yet believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and full of glory;
And they constrained Him, saying, "Abide with us; because it is toward evening, and the day has already declined." And He went in to abide with them.
But Peter and John, answering, said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you, rather than to God, judge ye;
even as the Son of Man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give His soul a ransom for many."
On the morrow he sees Jesus coming to him, and he says, "Behold, the Lamb of God Who taketh away the sin of the world!
nor do ye consider that it is expedient for you, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not."
1 Timothy 2:6
Who gave Himself a ransom for all, the testimony for its own times,
But we behold Him Who was made a little lower than angels, Jesus, on account of the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honor, that, by the grace of God, He might taste death for every one.
1 John 2:1
My little children, these things I write to you, that ye may not sin. And, if any one sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the Righteous.
2 Corinthians 3:7
But, if the ministration of death, engraven in letters on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look steadily upon the face of Moses on account of the glory of his face, which glory was passing away;
because this my son was dead, and came to life again; had been lost, and was found.' And they began to be merry.
Verily, verily, I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those having heard shall live.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he that believes on Me, though he die, yet shall he live;
But not as the trespass, so also is the free gift; for, if by the trespass of the one, the many died, much more did the grace of God, and the gift by the grace of the One Man, Christ Jesus, abound to the many.
For no one of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself.
You also did He make alive, when ye were dead in your trespasses and sins,
and you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, did He make alive with Him: having freely forgiven us all our trespasses;
1 Timothy 5:6
But she who lives in pleasure, though living, has died.
For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving manifold desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 John 5:19
We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the evil one.